Undeterred by Gov. DeSantis’ redistricting proposal, the Florida Senate approved its congressional and legislative maps on bipartisan votes.
The Tributary’s new tool lets you expose racial gerrymandering in Jacksonville.
The Florida House and Senate contradicted each other on whether Orlando Black voters need protections.
Jacksonville could face claims of racial gerrymandering under its proposed redistricting plans.
Jacksonville’s redistricting efforts have relied on racial data that contradicts federal guidelines.
Municipal races are already dominated usually by Democrats and Republicans voting with most independent and third-party voters sitting out. The special election, scheduled between Thanksgiving and Christmas, exacerbated that.
Republican Nick Howland and Democrat Tracye Polson will face each other in a February runoff for Jacksonville’s vacant at-large City Council seat. Under Jacksonville’s jungle primary system, a candidate must win a majority of the vote to win. If no one accomplishes this in a first round of voting, then the top two candidates proceed […]
Florida redistricting efforts run the risk of facing racial gerrymandering lawsuits if staff don’t perform a meaningful analysis, experts say.
New Florida redistricting plans would greatly benefit Republicans in Congress and might hurt Black voters’ chances at electing candidates of their choice.
Joe Biden would’ve won 12 of 28 congressional districts, while Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson would’ve won 14 seats. Hillary Clinton would’ve won a majority of the seats.